Why Cybersecurity Online Training adoptions are increasing?
The world is fast-changing in the unprecedented times of COVID-19. Organizations across the globe have rapidly shifted from being in-house to working remotely. Now, this isn’t something that can be done in a jiffy. Shifting the entire workforce to embrace the remote economy requires a great deal of effort.
Also, one must have security guards to protect organizational data from phishing attempts or plainly the cyberattacks. This is where the idea of Cybersecurity online training peeps in.
What is Cybersecurity Online Training?
Cybersecurity training or security awareness training is one that educates all the members within an organization about the importance of cybersecurity and traditional ways to protect data.
Put simply, with the work from home culture in place, cybersecurity is no longer confined to the walls of IT department. Each and every member must have significant knowledge about what this means and the best practices to be followed to avoid the occurrence of cyberattacks.
Cybersecurity training is provided to all members of the organization who have access to the company network and are authorized to perform online operations on behalf of the organization.
As a common practice, all of the organizations that are bound to meet the standard regulations or security frameworks such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996), PCI (Payment Card Initiative), the Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements, ISO or NIST provide cybersecurity online training to their employees regularly.
Surprisingly, the SMEs too are jumping on the bandwagon and aligning activities to incorporate security training programs within their organization. In case you are wondering why here are a few reasons that will help you understand the same.